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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
by the president himself. here is what he had to say after he took the stage the a fundraiser in california following some big names including stevie wonder and katie perry. >> they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. ay but here is the good news is we've got a better vision for our country. we have a better plan for the next four years. >> president obama will be campaigning in california again today. >>> also making headlines this morning, the meningitis outbreak continues to spread. >> the pharmacy linked to the outbreak makes a move it is calling a precautionary measure. details on that coming up next. >>> also ahead, he was convicted of crimes that shattered lives and left a legendary football program tarnished. tomorrow, jerry sandusky will learn his fate. fox 5 morning news back in a moment. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a couple of cents overnight is common, but 20 cents overnight? california gas stations could shatter the all time record average of 4.61 gayle this weekend. fox correspondent -- a gallon this weekend. fox correspondent jerry willis has more. >> reporter: the national average is now $3.79 gayle, the highest ever this time of year -- a gallon, the highest ever this time of year. the city of california has been -- the state of california has been hit hardest. the statewide average hit $4.56 friday. some gas stations now are charging record prices. >> $10 in gas doesn't even give me a 1/4 of a tank. so it's really out of control. it's almost five bucks a gallon. >> i got gas yesterday at 4.69. today i saw this at 5.69. >> reporter: experts say problems at refineries are among the factors causing soaring gas prices in california. a recent fire left one of chevron's largest refineries producing at a reduced capacity, the shortage causing costco to close some stations. there was a power failure at an exxon mobil refinery in southern california. a company spokesman said that refinery is ba
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
over the recent riots in islamic nations over a california film ridiculing the prophet mohammed. >> even though you have a right to say it, doesn't mean you have to say it. >> i believe that even though it might be going up in the d.c. area, other countries will look at the united states and be like why are you allowing your people to do this. this thing is going to cause drama. >> reporter: in court on thursday, the transit system's lawyers said that the words on the poster were what they called fighting words in the context of current events and the fine said it was investigating a promise of violence. if those posters did go up in washington, but we don't expect to have any major drama here. but it is one of those things you never know how people will react. the posters are supposed to get up here at u street. also at glenmont, georgia avenue and takoma park stations. >> hopefully, there won't be any problems. >>> new this morning, another search is set today for a missing teenage ferreira northern virginia. friends, family and volunteers will be gathering at a park in fairfa
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. . >>> california's made the record books for the highest gas. the average price is $4.66, an all-time high. and calling malicious trading schemes. the washington area could be headed towards the $4 mark n. d.c., $3.89; maryland, $3.70 and what is causing the rise in prices, adam housley has a look. >> reporter: this 76 station in the western part of los angeles, the regular price, $4.99 a gallon, premium, $5.19 down the street at a different gas station, you will find the regular gas price at $5.39 and, as you might imagine, consumers are not so happy with prices this high. >> so they're jumping on us quickly and takes forever to t them back down. that is ridiculous. >> $10 in gas is not giving me a quarter of a tank if i made to put in $10 in gas. that is out of control and almost $5 a gallon. >> i ride my bike to work due to the gas prices. they have been increasing and i can't afford it. >> reporter: what is causing the higher prices? thnumber of reasons one, demand is up. two, california has a stricter standard for gas. you can't buy from surrounding states and on top of that, a number
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a 1/4 tank, so it's really out of control. >> reporter: the official average of california's gas is 4.67 a gallon, the highest on record with many stations above five bucks for regular unleaded. experts blame the increased costs on higher demand, california's strict standards that don't allow for gas imported across state lines and refinery outages which led to decreased supply. the gas spike has politicians scrambling with just four weeks until election day. governor brown has changed california's requirements to the less stringent winter standard to help increase supply. senator dianne feinstein is calling for a federal investigation saying the prices are being manipulated. meantime president palm is here raising money -- president obama is here raising money across the state nearly 4 1/2 years after declaring he would work to solve the energy crisis once and for all. the high prices in california are expected to remain another week to 10 days. when they do come down, they'll be significantly higher than this point last year. across the state there have been a number of reports of t
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
the first presidential debate, president obama joked with supporters in california over the weekend, admitting he may not have been at his best in denver. the president took time to criticize mitt romney, going after what he claims is romney's plan for $5 trillion in tax cuts and cuts to pbs to help close the deficits. >> for you moms and kids out there, somebody is cracking down on big bird. cracking down on him. elmo has made a run for the border. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again, but he's bringing the hammer down on sesame street. >> president obama will continue campaigning in california today, with a star studded event in san francisco, including john legend and will.i.am. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney returns to virginia today as he laughs off what looked like an uncomfortable situation in florida. the republican nominee was taking pictures with staff at a restaurant in port st. lucie when one of the staffers wiped romney's face with a napkin. romney can be seen laughing off the situation, but appears to be a little uncomfortable. >>> prepare for a month f
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
on sunday. >> you knew that was going to happen. >>> after former california governor arnold schwarzenegger's new memoir comes out today, schwarzenegger claims the book, which is called "total recall," will reveal many secrets about his life. he'll be in town tomorrow to promote the book. he'll be at the hamilton on 14th street northwest for a book signing. that event is sold out. >>> the man accused of assaulting lindsay lohan inside a new york city hotel room over the weekend is out of jail. the actress told police she and the 25-year-old man were fighting over cell phone photos he took. she says she took the phone, and he punched and choked her, then threw her to the ground. police arrested the man, who works on capitol hill for illinois congressman. he was charged with assault and harass many the. police then dropped those charges for a lacof evidence. >>> guns and other belongings owned by some of america's most famous gangsters are up for auction. the most sought after items are guns and holsters used by the infamous crime couple bonnie and clyde. the guns were recovered from their ca
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and needs to be protected at all costs. >> you have ads up in new york city and some on buses in california this summer. again, a judge will make a final decision tomorrow. robert muse, the plaintiff's attorney and an expert in constitutional law. thank you for coming in. >> thank you for having me. >>> the president of a fast- food chain is reaffirming his company's commitment to what he calls biblical families. listen to a part of the interview. >> families are important to our country. they important, i think, to awful us and we're concerned about being able to hang on to the heritage we have. >> he's the chick filet president and made the comment in one of the first interviews since earlier anti-gay comments ignited a firestorm of protests and counterdemonstrations. chick filet said it will continue to donate to efforts that strengthen families and enrich families and doesn't intend to support social or political agendas. >>> should parent -- children be jailed if they're missing from school, their children. wait until you hear what happened to a california man. >> a person sues after c
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
and at one time, they contained water. >>> we're looking at live pictures now from los angeles, california. this is the space shuttle endeavour. it is on the move for one last time. the retired spacecraft has started its 12-mile trip from los angeles international airport to the california science center where it will go on display. it is being pulled through the city streets over the next two days. now, crews have had to clear hundreds of trees and close the sidewalks to make this move possible. you may remember that endeavour flew 25 times over two decades so now it is on the move for the last time. the last time. >> they cleared trees? >> i wasn't aware that they had to do all that to move this. but it is big so if they had to take it through the streets, they had to do some works. >>> in just under 20 minutes, the fight against breast cancer takes over the nation's capital. >> while we wait it out another few week to find out who will be the next president, metro is already making plans for the big swearing-in ceremony. what they have in store for a less heck tyke commute. we've got th
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
$1.35 million in chips from the venetian. the california man snuck into a private area and stole the chips. he was caught on tape. he also didn't know it can be impossible to cash the things in. >> anybody that comes back to the casino to try and cash these chips or to play them will be met by security. >> definitely not like stealing cash which you can spend anywhere. there's pretty much one place on earth where you can cash this chip in. and that's the people who have video of you stealing it. >> the man is wanted on suspicion of burglary, grand larceny among other things. >>> an american astronaut joins two other explorers for a jury know to space. coming up why the rocket launch is important for nasa's retired space program. >> a high school teacher proves he's still got it after students challenge him to a danceoff. you see him do a little fancy work and the teacher responded with a little refer dance. the teacher had the -- river dance. the teacher had the entire cafeteria cheering and even got a few high fives. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
legislation where in the district would join california, nevada and florida in allowing testing of driverless cars. several council members have already been passengers in the google car. >> in may i actually rode in an autonomous vehicle through downtown d.c.. the experience was remarkable for its unremarkableness. >> reporter: sponsors of the legislation say it needs tweaking but the ing driverless experimental vehicles in d.c. will likely come to a committee vote within weeks. so the 64 zillion dollar question is when will consumers get to buy self-driving cars? well, volvo and daimler favor incremental introductions. safety feature by safety feature. google is going for the whole ball of wax but the company wouldn't offer a specific timeline for widespread consumer use. but it was clear from my interview with the head technical guy on the google project, they already think the cars on the road in california are safer than cars being driven by human drivers. laura? >> safer? i'm still -- oh. boy, i'm -- i'm surprised. >> they can peak decisions. they can make decisions in microseconds. >>
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is in short supply and so, they are simply out here, one of the 12 cost keys in southern california that is -- cost keys that are out of gas and people are seeing prices at the pump. higher near 20 cents since yesterday to nearly $4.54's gallon in l.a. county and that is the highest single day so to speak. experts predict it's likely we will break the record of $4.52 and that is set in ruin of 2008 and week see authority them at $5 a gallon and this is due to inventory problems, refineries decreasing production as they wait to switch over to the winter grade fuel and this past monday, a refinery was shut down and in northern california, it's offline from a fire last august and these price spikes are supposed to be short when refineries will produce the winter blend fowl and operators are asking the state for a flavor to produce the winter blend now. until then, we can expect long lines at the gas pumps and more gas pumps shutting down. also, higher gas prices. how long will the high gas prices last? well, that remains to be seen. in north ridge, bob decastro, fox news. >>> let's hop
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that romney has been an unmitigated disaster on foreign policy. president obama is still in california today. where he announced the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. he paid respects at the labor leader's grave along with the widow of chavez and greeted a crowd gathered there and told him how he made a difference in the highways of countless farm workers. >> a boycot of table grapes in california eventually grow 17 million supporters across the country. forcing them to agree to the first farm contract in history. whether -- where it was once despair, he gave workers a recent -- reason to hope. >> the polls have the president leading mitt romney in california and among latino voters. there is good news for mitt romney on the heels of his performance in the first presidential debate. several new polls show him closing the gap between him and president obama. how big of a jump in the polls are we talking about here? >> reporter: po to put it safely here, mitt romney closed the gap. keep in mind, heading into last week in that debate, mitt romney was trail is trawling in seve
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? . >>> california set a state record for gas prices. the hikes might be slowing a bit. today's average for a gallon of regular, $4.67. the price jumped only a fraction of the cent overnight, compared to 50-cents in the past week. industry experts blame the industry costs, here it is ojaier demand, california's strict standards that don't allow for gas to cross state lines and refinery outages, which led to a decreased supply. >>> the good news, we don't have it as bad as california. prices in our area are still well above what they should be for this time of the year. according to aaa, the national average, $3.82. in d.c., a gallon of regular will run $3.89 and in maryland, $3.70; in virginiava, $3.60. john townsend, the manager of government&affairs joins us. it's always great to see you. thanks for coming in. >> great seeing you, shawn. >> reporter: the summer driving season is over. replaced and the price of crude is down. why aren't we seeing the prices drop in the northeast like the rest of the country? >> you summed it up nicely, shawn. one reas
FOX
Oct 19, 2012 9:00am EDT
't just vacuum clean. resolve clean. >>> people in california who missed wednesday night's bright meteor have another chance to catch the spectacular sight. the meteor is coming back. no. >> let's not scare anyone. >> this weekend is the orionid shower. conditions above the northern california area will make the bright streaks more visible. the shower will be visible from our area as well, if the weather holds up. that's the big question. >> yeah. >> is it going to hold up, tucker? >> i don't care as much about the bay area, if they can see it. weather should hold up. clouds saturday, but clearing up saturday night. >> how does this happen every year? >> because we pass through it. the earth in its rotation passes through it. >> all right. >> passing through the comet, really? >> the leftovers. yeah. wouldn't actually pass through the comet. that would be a big news story. that would be the big story of the day. live look, and yes, tony, a little fog, clouds. quickly had the rain that moved through overnight. it will be slow to clear out. i promise you it will be gone before the ends of
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
in this deadly scene in southern california. a shooting spree and a fire. we'll plain when we check more headlines. the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. president obamama: i'm barack obamthis message.ve... anncr:r: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no victim...you earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. >>> jordannian police stopped a major terror attack and have arrested 11 slayed suspects. they are accused of plotting to kill american and european diplomats and planning attacks on shopping malls. >>> we are learning more about a deadly attack on a family in southern california. police suspect a man living in a
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> raise your right hand. >> reporter: and becoming governor of california. but for a man known for always calculating his next step, some of his fans will have to get over his very big misstep. >> one of arnold's big appeals always has been that he appeals to everyone. and right now, he's got some damage that he needs to repair. especially with women movie-goers. >> reporter: we reached out to maria shriver but she declined to comment. she has failed for divorce. the book is out today, and the movie hits theatres in had january. >> tom llamas, thanks very much this morning. >>> let's get a check of the weather from al. >> thanks very much. a little chilly this morning, right? everybody is a little cold. but let's take a look out west. that's where it's going to be awfully warm. west. that's where it's going to be awfully warm. we've got a big area of high pressure up in the upper atmosphere. we've got an offshore flow. that's going to mean record highs for southern california today. take a look at some of these temperatures. downey california, 19 degrees above normal. at 100. los angeles,
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
metro balked in part because of the recent destructive rioting in islamic nations over a california film ridiculing the prophet mohammad. an attorney for metro told a federal judge that three u.s. security agencies have cautioned metro about current unspecified concerns. metro furnished a video shot by a new york post reporter showing one woman defacing one of the 10 posters and another woman trying to block that action. metro is trying to delay the posters until november 1st to allow the world situation to calmdown. the attorney for the pro israeli poster maker said that metro must display the ads without delay. >> in our civil society, the first amendment has the greatest protection. the government needs to protect the speaker and for those who say they want to engage in violence, we'll arrest you for engaging in violence and all it's going to do is embolden those. >> reporter: during the hearing, the u.s. district judge collier characterized the part of the poster as being part of hate speech and wondered aloud if metro manager's concerns are reasonable and did not issue a ruling toda
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Oct 24, 2012 4:25am EDT
. this one was no different. the tech giant unveiled its new ipad mini in california. adam shapiro takes us to the big announcement. >> this is ipad mini. >> apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing phil schiller made the announcement today in san jose. starting at $329, it is 3% thinner and 53% licer than the third generation ipad. as thin as a pencil and as light as a pad of paper. >> it is great for reading your e-mail and responding to your e- mail and surfing the web. it is great for managing all your photos and sharing them with friends and family. >> reporter: with the success of the kurt mundell fire and other smaller tablets, the president of enderly group, rob enderly, says apple may have felt the pressure. >> 7-inch tablets have been selling very well. i think it caught apple by surprise. a lot of us thought that would be a tweener product. it turned out it is easier to carry, less expensive. >> reporter: apple has sold 100 million ipads since its debut in 2010. the new mini version is 7.9 inches compared to the larger ipad's 9.7-inch display. tim cook says it has trul
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
military institute. meanwhile, the president is in california. >> reporter: election day is four weeks from tomorrow. look at some of the polls. within the margin of error in this poll in four key swing states, including a state that will get a lot of attention today, and that is virginia. the president made a return appearance to california last night. not because the state is in play this year, but because hollywood has heavy hitters with deep pockets. >> the last thing we can afford right now is four years of the very same policies that led us to this crisis in the first place. i cannot allow that to happen. i will not let it happen. >> reporter: mitt romney, meantime, prepares to pivot to foreign policy today. that's what an upcoming debate will focus on, and it may be an effort to strike while the iron is hot, with questions about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya last month. romney is trying to build on postdebate momentum. >> you had the chance to hear his answers or his nonanswers. now, of course, days later we're hearing his excuses. >> reporter: last week's debate will giv
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
understand, you've moved on. you've remarried. you're now living in california. tell us a little bit about your life now. >> yes. i moved to california for, you know, my wife is here from california. you marry and have another few kids. >> nelson rivera, we wish you and your family the best. thank you for joining us. >> all right. thanks. >>> we want to take you back to the big story tonight, history in the making, the washington nationals clinch the nl east division. here's a look inside the locker room moments after their game tonight. you can see the champagne is flowing. they have the goggles on. we'll take you back out live to nats park right after the break. too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make th
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
arizona. come on, california. >> where did you buy that scarf? where did you find that? >> yeah, i had to dig it out of the boxes. >> it was mine, i lended it to you. >> it really looks nice, scott, we like that. >> thank you. >> listen, i have my red tie because i had to represent. you can't get in fox 5 before they hand one of these. sue is handing them out. she has a bag of stuff over here. listen, let me show you the temperatures. that cold front has come through and temperature is dropping right now. bob mentioned the breeze. it's been kicking up a little bit. it will die down a little bit. but it's still going to be breezy and chilly out there, too. manassas already down to 57. the ballpark in the upper 50s right now. first pitch at 8:37. we are thinking first pitch rings right around 50, 51 degrees. it will feel cooler than that because the wind will still be probably 10, maybe 15 miles per hour coming in from the northwest and the north and we'll eventually be falling into the upper 40s. now listen, it is game by game. i understand. but sunday's weather, we're talking 70s.
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
city they didn't have the same feeling and they do now and i should say, even in california, the local cbs-5 poll, showing an 8-point gain for mitt romney, he's still, what, 14 points behind in california but if he is moving up that far in california that is not insignificant. i think without a doubt, mitt romney in this debate has to show the connection and ability to be self-deprecating but on the march and staying off the defensive. when he's on the defensive i think he looks weak and he has to stay on the march. >> chris: what is the top priority, bob for the president in the debate and given it is a town hall, how does he get more aggressive with romney when he has to respond to the questions of real people about their real problems and he's not just getting questions from reporters? >> well, to answer your broad question, the race is volatile and can go either direction, i think. and what is really important for obama, he can't come on in the next debate, and all of a sudden be a different person. in a radical way. people are going to say, wait, is it showmanship? and i think the
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Oct 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
, california, for "teen kids news." >> when you think of new year's eve, you probably think of watching the ball drop on tv. nicole shows us how a famous, old city in europe ushers in the new year. [ classical music plays ] >> vienna is the capital of austria. nicknamed the "city of music," mozart, beethoven, strauss, and many others composed and performed here. so it's no surprise that when it comes to ringing in the new year, vienna does it with music. lots of music. in fact, new year's eve here is a giant, traveling party called silvesterpfad. that means "the new year's trail." instead of being jammed into a single location like new york's times square, in vienna, the celebration takes place all over town, and it starts early. [ merengue music plays ] if you like the latin beat, there's music from the dominican republic called merengue. the name comes from meringue, a dessert made from whipped egg whites. apparently, people thought the dancers looked like human egg beaters. beats me. [ indistinct conversations ] >> these people are learning to do the waltz -- vienna's gift to the wor
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >>> the final home of the space shuttle endeavour is open to the public. opening up the california science center in l.a. it features videos, and artifacts from endeavour and the artifact, the shuttle itself. >>> the wizards fourth-quarter comeback falling short. the team's reaction is up next. >> now -- [ indiscernible ] >> yo. >> where is my chicken nuggets! >> ya. >> halloween prankster, a zombie decided to trick young workers at the drive-thru. and the man rears and lunges out terrify -- roars and lunges out terrifying teenagers. teen . >>> the until is still reviewing deangelo hall's outburst with the officials on sunday. a decision is expected tonight or tomorrow. the commissioner said in a radio interview today that the league has very strong rules in the areas of sportsmanship and respect for officials and they will enforce them a grill. -- aggressively. we're not only waiting word on hall but waiting for the recovery of merryweather. the safety has yet to play in a game this year and is hampered by a spring ligament in the left knee since the spring season. reaggravateed twice, in
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to raise $353 million. >>> a california father is taking neighborhood safety to a new level. and he put a sign in the front of the yard telling drivers to slow down. the sign caused a stir when it went up but seems that drivers are listening. >> and win the sign's out, i'm not speeding and i'm not here to hurt anyone. and that is to just have everyone slow down. many neighbors have rallied behind the sign and most think it's a good idea. >> weather is fantastic. >> isn't it? >> a beautiful day. a nice stretch. a little rain in the forecast and when we will expect that. >> okay. >> and weep had a zombie watch in effect in georgetown. yes, they were all over the place and asking the question can you survive the zombie apocalypse. actually, they were thinking it real loud. i guess zombie business don't talking do you they? and they want you to travel out to rockville, maryland. one block from the metro. and it's going to be open from 7 to midnight and we have more information on this on www.myfoxdc.com and you can check on the web links and find out more about rockville's urban haunted hou
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> evacuation orders lifted in the hills overlooking santa barbara, california, after fire crews got a handle on a wildfire. thanks to calmer winds and an aggressive ground attack, it's now 50% contained. >>> the tigers will try again to eliminate the yankees in detroit today. rain postponed game four of the american league championship game last night. it's been rescheduled for this afternoon. meanwhile, national league, the cardinals have taken a 2-1 series lead by beating the giants in st. louis. that game was delayed three and a half hours by rain. at what point do they call a game? three and a half hour delay it's significant. >> playoff game they wait it out. >> because they have to try to get it in, because they have schedule concerns, too. >> exactly. the same rain impacted games last night headed our way really later tonight for us. i guess if you're watching well to the west, might get it this afternoon. most of us, in the evening hours. off to a cool start. should be a nice, sunny start. at least the next couple of hours we'll get sunshine. 55 now in washington. nothing too extreme
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of automatic machine guns, more than 30,000. florida is second followed by california. and police in the state say automatic machineguns are rarelioused to commit crimes and less of a threat because authorities know who owns them. >>> new tonight, a disturbing note left at the scene of a gruesome murder case in new york city makes reference to the d.c. snipers. the 38-year-old pregnant mother of four was found murdered in her pardon me. the police say her killer left a note underneath her body promising more expected mothers would die unless lee boyd malvo is released from prison. investigators are skeptical about the note and there is no indication of a connection between the suspects or victim and malvo. half so is -- malvo iserving a life sentence without parole. >>> we talked to pedestrians and drivers hoping someone will give them clues to the murder of 18-year-old ross. he was shot and killed as he walked to central high school on the morning of september 11th. investigators are trying to figure out if a robbery took place in the area the day before ross was killed. >>> penn state is ask
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
... is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> parents of some california athletes have learned their sons formed what they call a fantasy league for sex. they might not be disciplined by the school. paul chambers explains what's going on. >> it's the home of the high landers and also a controversial organization. say the male varsity football team set up what they call a fantasy shut league. the school has been investigating the league. the school sent a letter home saying >>> also in that letter students say they felt pressured to participate and lacked confidence to overtly stop it and say in some cases alcohol was involved. a letter from the principal said there will be an assembly to address these issues. however, since these matters happened off school grounds no action will be taken. the principal went on to say the letter speaks for itself. it is a matter of teams and parents working together. >>> the news keeps coming tonight. here's bryante
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in california. an amtrak official said the crossing gate was down, lights were flashing and bells ringing when a big rig hit a train at a central valley regard crossing. the investigators plan to look at the condition of the truck. the track re-- track opened after the crews replaced hundreds of feet of damaged track and signal equipment. >>> american airlines confirmed that passenger seats came loose on the plane. the incident happened between veil, colorado, and dallas -- vail, colorado, and dallas. they're expecting -- inspecting similar boeing 757s. >> the 757 fleet is the first the americans outsourced and we're seeing since the first few weeks since it begun, several aircraft came in with problems. >> the planes were serviced recently on a maintenance space in tulsa and at a separate facility in north carolina. >>> auto sales were up in september. it was also a big year for chrysler, up 12% since last year and selling more vehicles than it sold since 2007. the company credits low interest rate and a brand now product line. gm saw an increase and sales for ford were flat. >>> the u.s. po
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
instead of andrews air force base. >>> the former governor of california is talking a lot about things he never mentioned before. in his new book, arnold schwarzenegger says he had open heart surgery without telling his wife maria shriver until just before hand. he also didn't tell shriver he was running for governor until a few days before announcing it. shriver filed for divorce shortly after learning about the child schwarzenegger fathered with the housekeeper. he said he wants to reconcile with husband wife. >> i know it is painful to hear it over and over, but my priority is to work on the family and try to bring the family back together. >> schwarzenegger admits if he doesn't talk about the scandal now, when it comes time to promote one of the new movies, the interviews will focus on that. so a very strategic reason for talking about it now. >>> a potomac man jailed in cuba for almost three years may have cancer. alan gross was convicted of spying after distributing internet equipment to cuba's jewish community. he was sentenced to 15 years in prison. gross has a tumor on his should
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
%. rasmussen has the race tied at 48%. >> this morning, president obama leaves california for campaign events in ohio. he attended a high dollar event in fran including a $40,000 per person reception. last month, president obama and the democratic party pulled in a record-setting $108 million. first lady michelle obama will be in virginia today. she will speak at an event in loud counsel younty rallying as many people as possible to register to vote. the voter registration deadline in virginia is october 15th. so it is coming up here pretty soon. >> same-sex marriage is a big issue on the ballot in maryland this election. up next, find out more about how maryland governor martin o'malley is getting some high profile support on the issue. >> first, we are checking in with gwen for your full forecast when we come back. she will tell us if the chill will stick around much longer. fox 5 morning news back in a moment.  take away his toys and he'll playay with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early c
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Oct 13, 2012 10:30pm EDT
traveling 12 miles to her final resting place. the california sky center in los angeles. despite going 2 miles per hour, the shuttle is making good time. but workers pulling the endeavour say it took a while to get to this point. >> we had to go through a bunch of rigorous tests to make sure we were able to pull this weight. we had three months of testing to say yes, we could do this. so we pulled more than what endeavour weighs. it is 292,000 pounds and we were over 300,000 pounds that we pulled. >> must be a proud moment for you as well. >> absolutely. nervous, i'll be better once we are on the other side of manchester for sure. >> the total cost of endeavour's final journey, $10 million. >>> the entertainment world mourning the loss of actor and television host, gary collins. collins died in mississippi this morning of natural causes. he is best known as being the former master of ceremonies of the miss america contest. collins appeared in numerous movies and tv shows, including the love boat, the wackiest ship in the army, and the iron horse. gary was 74 years old. >>> a man's be
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
at its home at the california science museum but the city of los angeles had to remove some industries and telephone poles for the journey which took a lot longer than expected. >> i imagine you got to do that. >> do a little bit of moving around. >> traveled more than 123 million-mile during its lifetime. as fox's mary ann rafferty shows us, it is now at its permanent home. >> reporter: mission accomplished. losangeles city leaders finally welcoming the shuttle endeavour to the california science center early sunday afternoon after a 12-mile journey. >> nothing like this has ever been attempted before. and nothing like this will ever be attempted again. this is a once in a lifetime event. >> reporter: thousands after dorring onlookers gathering along its route through the city. people waiting for hours for the chance to see the shuttle up close and personal. >> when you get to see this thing right next to you and it is so huge and it has been through a war or a disaster or something, it is really, really neat. >> i have chills. we're so excited. it is like once in a lifetime. >> repor
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Oct 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
there are paper invitations? invites for a -- next tuesday in california. the tech giant is expected to unveil the mini ipad. i like to call that my samsung phone. anyway, it's about a half size about the regular one and would cost between 250 and $300. a smaller. >> i joy pad would allow apple to compete -- compete head tow head with rival small tabets -- tablets. >> uh-huh. >> like the kindel and others. >>> target stores look to lure more customers with a new price match this holiday season. the price match program runs from november 1st through december 16th. target will match the online prices of retailers, including amazon, wal-mart, best buy, toys "r" us and babies are us. >> wow, okay. >>> and still ahead, an earthquake rocks the northeast. an update on the after shocks. >>> plus, a new edition of scrabble puts a spin on the word beatles. rd beatles. . >>> from desert rise to the elton young band, he made a name for himself. and they sought out by all of the popularartists. he's in -- popular artists. catch him at 9:45 today in studio. we'll be right back. right b take away his toys an
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Oct 19, 2012 10:30pm EDT
is with this organization. >> tim: so engaging and such a story. >>> up in relative poverty in salinas, california. his dad and mom both were born in mexico. came to california. he signed a 1.57 contract earlier in the year. the cfo and president of the giants told us a very moving story. >> joe: the batter is allen craig. first up in the bottom of the ninth. strike 1. >> tim: there's larry right there. larry was telling us when romo signed the contract, that he was in tears, saying that he's never thought of making that kind of money. and you hear about all the big salaries being paid all over, joe, and it's just the most moving thing to see a guy who appreciates it like sergio romo. >> joe: one ball, one strike on allen craig, who has doubled tonight 1 for 3. romero has settle into that closer's spot. there's the good breaking ball from romero. strike 2. sergio romo telling us before the game he will never forget getting jay bruise in the ninth inning of game five, the division series that's correct battle, scott rolen, and what it meant to his teammates to get them to the next level and complete that co
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
it's got up its sleeve at 1:00 p.m. today at an event in california. so if it is the ipad mini, how much is it going to cost? it could be $259. it could be $359. is it going be for wi-fi only or will it run on 3g. google sent on out an invitation for an event on monday where they are expected to announce the nexus 10. i'm so confused but there is lots of choices for consumers this holiday season. >> you won't be able to complain you can't find a tablet in your price range because there is like five million of them now. >> exactly. >>> a popular product you will find in the grocery aisles and convenience stores. now, the fda wants to know if it is linked to a death. >>> the final debate, president obama and republican challenger mitt romney face off one last time before election day. we'll have the highlights. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment.  man: t to some people, social securityty is just a number. but to me, it's money that i earned. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george al
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> eight minutes after 7:00 now. snow, rain, tornados. mother nature pounded parts of california yesterday with all three. >> and another announcement from apple hours away now that -- and what they have in store. >> dave ross is back with this morning's sports breakfast after the break. the break. . >> as we take to you the break, a live look outside. the songs of tony bennett? >> it is. >> beautiful. >> and we're going to get the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie next. ul i moved to new york to work in fashion. so i had to look the part. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there, i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
to be okay, no word what caused the fire. >>> we're following developing news from california. a parole board is recommending a follower of charles manson be set free. the board says bruce davis has served his time. he will be 70 tomorrow. he's been in prison 40 years. he was convicted in 1959 for killing two people unrelated to the sharon tate murders. the parole board will have four months to review the decision, make final rule and governor jerry brown will have a month to decide idaf is goes free. >>> big questions over what last night's debate will mean for the race, mitt romney getting positive reviews while some say president obama had an off night. fox 5's tom fitzgerald tracking the reaction. >> reporter: fresh off what many of his supporters viewed as a disappointing debate president obama is trying to hit reset. >> when i got onto the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. >> reporter: speaking in denver the president argued mitt romney's debate performance was big on style but short on facts. >> the real mitt romney has been running around the coun
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
california, texas and new york. the company is what is known as a compounding pharmacy. >> the general shortage of medications out there, these compounding centers have been developed and what they do is mix the medication. they have stocks and almost produce them and they don't have the same standards as say a big pharmaceutical company does. >> reporter: the infected patients have shown a variety of symptoms including fever and headaches from one to four weeks after their injection. >> cdc is working with state and local health departments to contact patients who received the recalled lots of this medication to inform them they may have been exposed. it's possible we might identify more cases in the coming days. >> reporter: the fda urges physicians not to use any products at all that were manufactured at that massachusetts pharmacy. in new york julie banderas, fox news. >>> a virginia woman claims her husband is a victim of the meningitis outbreak. sharon wingate says he received a steroid shot for back pain last month and later died of fungal meningitis. he received the shot at i
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Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
than originally planned. it's not expected to reach the california science museum until about an hour from now. thousands lined the route to watch the long, slow crawl. organizers say dispoit going about 2 miles per hour, the shuttle did make good time, but workers pulling the endeavour say it took a while to get to this point. >> we had to actually go through a bunch of rigorous tests to make sure that we were able to pull this weight. we had three months of testing to say, yes, we could do this. so we actually pulled more than what the endeavour in the program weighs. it's 292,000 pounds and we were over 300,000 pounds that we pulled. >> must be a proud moment for you as well. >> oh, absolutely. >> nervous? >> nervous, and i'll be a lot better once we're on the other side of manchester, for sure. >> total cost of endeavour's final journey, $10 million. >>> just ahead on fox morning news, the killing of the u.s. ambassador to libya is back in the headlines, after the vice president claimed the white house never got requests for more security. a full report, coming up after the break.
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
be on the rise. >> brian said buy california. we won't have this problem. and what exactly do those sell buy and best buy dates mean and which foods really last past their expiration date. we're breaking it all down for you. hi, gary. >> thank you, will. listen, it's been real nice today. the temperatures in the 70s. some rain is coming. thunderstorms possible, too. we'll show you radar and when we think they might be here and how long it's going to stick around. stay with us, a first look at the forecast is coming up and there is more news, too.  as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. would ban al
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Oct 1, 2012 4:25am EDT
in effect for bicycles, though. >>> actor and former california governor arnold schwarzenegger's new memoir comes out today. schwarzenegger claims the book, which is called "total recall," will reveal many secrets about his life. he will be in town tomorrow to promote the book. he'll be in hamilton for the book signing. that event is sold out. >>> the man accused of assaulting lindsay lohan in a new york city hotel room over the weekend is out of jail. the actress tells police she and the guy were fighting over cell phone photos he took. she took the phone, and he punched, choked, and threw her to the ground. police arrested the 25-year-old, who works on capit hill for a congressman. he was charged with assault and harassment. police then dropped those charges for a lack of evidence and released him. >>> cars are once again rolling on one of the nation's busiest highways this morning. carmageddon 2 came and went without any big problems. part of the 405 freeway was closed for major construction. drivers were warned of major backups because of the construction. l.a.'s mayor said many drivers
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> rivera has since moved to california, sacramento. he's remarried, has two more children besides the young daughter that lori left behind. he still wears the wedding ring from the marriage to lori. >>> the victims rights foundation is joining forces with the montgomery county church, the county police and the local football and cheer program. they held a prayer vigil for those victims this week. the vigil is thursday, october 4th at 6:30 at the goshen united methodist church in gaithersburg. >>> still ahead if you have a child that wears diapers, you might want to stock up, why there could be a worldwide shortage on the way. >> sue is tracking more rain in the forecast. >> we've got patches of light rain around the area tonight, nothing dampening the spirits of washington at this hour, but there will be a little more tomorrow. throw an umbrella in your car. i'll let you know what to expect as the news edge at 11:00 continues. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you
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Oct 3, 2012 4:25am EDT
the phillies 4-2. >>> the former governor of california, arnold schwarzenegger, was in d.c. last night promoting his new book and his confessions are raising some eyebrows. >> he says he had open heart surgery without even telling maria shriver until just before hand. he didn't tell her he was running for governor until a few days before announcing it. will thomas has more. >> reporter: the terminator turned governator is touring the country promoting his book, total recall. arnold schwarzenegger says he is embarrassed about his affair with the family housekeeper. when asked if he regrets allowing the housekeeper and the son he fathered with her to live under the same roof with his wife, maria shriver and she didn't know about it, this is how he responded. >> look, we all much smarter in hindsight, that's for sure. the bottom line is that's what i d that is the way i handled t the way i dealt with the whole thing is as good as i could deal with it. if it was wrong or right, it is now too late. >> reporter: shriver filed for divorce shortly after learning about the affair and the child
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Oct 8, 2012 4:25am EDT
, president obama spent the night in california at a fund raising concert in los angeles with a roster full of hollywood stars. meanwhile, mitt romney is back in the battleground state of virginia today. he will deliver a speech on foreign policy at the virginia military institute in lexington. >>> now, get ready for a month full of debates. this thursday, vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan will face off in their first and only debate before the election. then next tuesday, the 16th, president obama and mitt romney will meet for their second debate. and the third and final presidential debate takes places monday, october 22nd. >>> the virginia senate race takes the spot height tonight as tim kaine and george allow pressure face off in richmond. the race between the two former governors has been close since the start but a new poll shows kaine pulling way a little bit with 52% support and allen with 45%. 45%. >>> police catch a break in their search for find a missing girl. that is topping national headlines right now. >> plus a warning from congress involving a potential bus
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Oct 9, 2012 4:25am EDT
campaigning in california speaking to donors at a $20,000 per ticket dinner in san francisco monday night. the president saying it is time for them to get, quote, almost obsessive. mr.obama urging supporters to do more to reach out if their families and friends in the battleground states. republican presidential nominee mitt romney meeting with voters in virginia. >> he would continue to spend a trillion dollars more than we take in every year n my view, that is immoral and wrong. if i'm president of the united states, i i will cut federal spending. i will cut it and get us on tracky to balanced budget. >> reporter: his running mate paul reinholding a rally in michigan monday night. he is support the by kid rock. >> i'm proud to say they have had elected our first black president. all right. i'm sorry he didn't do a better job. i really wish that he would have. >> reporter: the wisconsin congressman strongly criticizing the obama administration. >> we lost four auto factories in the area i represent in just the last four years. i come from detroit west, trust me. we know we need a healthy
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Oct 15, 2012 4:25am EDT
our weather for the start of the week. first, out in california, it took a lot longer than expected but the space shuttle endeavour arrived at its final home jed. it moved slowly during the 12- mile trip through los angeles and it ended up it took 17 hours longer than planned. but thousands of californians still lined the route, thrilled at the chance to see history in the making. i see there are trees and all kinds of things on the side offed road. they were talking about this that they had to trim some of the trees to get the shut toll come through. i read it was supposed to take a certain amount of miles per hour for it to get there. it was even less than that. it was like one mile per hour. >> at points, they were like five inchs from some buildings. >> that is typical of l.a. traffic. >> right. >> that is a good point. >> it was just the interstate traffic. >> really long red light there. >> and let's do a weather forecast for you. and gorgeous day yesterday. >> we had windows open. we had temperatures in the mid- 70s. 76 the official high yesterday at reagan national. 74 at bu
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
, drivers in california may not be lucky. recent refinery outages and pipeline problems caused prices to jump as much as 18 cents. the average price for a gallon of gas in california is expected to hit more than $4.30, with some parts seeing more than five dollars. the national average is $3.78. >>> let's switch gears now and head over to tucker. he's got something great. >> it's time for the my first 5 photo. >> let's do it. it's friday, and the weather will be beautiful, so let's say hello to future hokie -- >> oh, yes. alaina. >> alaina, thank you. >> she's a hokie through and through. >> wearing the colors with pride. the 16-month-old is decked out in her virginia tech cheerleading outfit in honor of her parents' alma mater. >> showing that school pride. what better way to do that than with alaina. how cute. >> that school has great spirit. >> didn't you go to the game last week? >> i did. a lot of nice people. everybody decked out. >> good game, too, wasn't it? we love the picture and love your smile. >> i wish it could be a video, because i know she is busting a cheer out now. >
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
for his house in california than that. you know, he won make any cuts. he won't talk about the loopholes he'll close, won't talk about how he's going to pay for his $5 trillion tax cut but he will talk about a .0001% cut in pbs. the president is poking fun. the basic debate here is you are not getting a straight scoop from mitt romney. i mean, how is he going to cut the tax rates by 20%. >> the details. >> yes. and not stick it to the middle class the this is precisely what the president did not push back on him at that debate and what i think you will see him pushing back in future debate. >> but what's interesting is the future debates are on different topics now. had he his chance. >> right. >> let me ask you because we have not had a chance to talk to you since them what happened? everyone agreed the president was off his game. >> yes . >> we know it does happen but this is a critical debate and it has benefited mitt romney. >> there is no question it benefited mitt romney. the spin has continued. the president needed to challenge mitt romney more on the substance. forget the smiles
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